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In the News (Sun 21 Oct 18)

  Alfonso Jiménez
Paolo Maldini, as know as Il Capitano said goodbye to the top flight of football after a thrilling match against Arsenal FC.
Maldini has been one of the best defenders in the world, and after 24 seasons playing at AC Milan, Maldini will retire from the fields.
The rossonero team has said that the number three that Paolo Maldini has used since his debut will not be assigned to any player ever again after his retirement, except his children Christian and Daniel, if someday they would play in the first team.
www.alfonsojimenez.com   (1599 words)

  Paolo Maldini - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paolo Maldini plays as a defender and predominantly plays the position of left back (even though he is naturally right footed), although he sometimes plays at centre back.
Maldini is generally regarded as one of the greatest defenders of his generation, and arguably the best left back of all time.
Maldini was the first defender to win the World Soccer's World Player of the Year Award, which puts him in the same class of Michel Platini, Paolo Rossi, and Zico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paolo_Maldini   (1001 words)

 Paolo Maldini - Wikipedia Indonesia, ensiklopedia bebas berbahasa Indonesia
Maldini bisa dikatakan adalah bek terbaik di dunia pada puncak karirnya.
Maldini adalah pemain dengan rekor penampilan terbanyak dalam Timnas Italia meski belum pernah meraih gelar pada tingkat internasional.
Sehingga muncul tuntutan publik yang menginginkan Maldini untuk keluar dari masa pensiun timnas-nya guna mengikuti Piala Eropa pada tahun 2004, namun hal tersebut ditolak dengan alasan pribadi.
id.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paolo_Maldini   (397 words)

 Paolo Maldini --- www.paolomaldini.cjb.net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paolo Maldini was born on June 26, 1968 at Milan, Italy.
Maldini was less than 20 years old when, at the beginning of the second time, Vicini told him to warm up and after a few minutes he subsituted Francini.
Paolo Maldini is married to the italian-venezolan ex-model Adriana Fossa, and they have two sons, Christian and Daniel.
www.geocities.com /maldini_web/bio.htm   (684 words)

 Maldini, Paolo :: Italy
Paolo Maldini (born June 26, 1968, Milan) is an Italian football player.
Paolo Maldini plays as a defender and predominantly plays the position of left back, although he sometimes plays at centre back.
Maldini is generally regarded as one of the greatest defenders of his generation.
sports.gourt.com /Soccer/Players/Italy/Maldini,-Paolo.html   (224 words)

 Paolo Maldini scores family double
Paolo Maldini completed a unique family double when he emulated his father Cesare and captained AC Milan to their penalty shoot-out victory over Juventus in the Champions League final at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
While Maldini, who was also voted Man of the Match, was setting his records, Milan's Clarence Seedorf became the first man to win the European Cup with three different clubs -- despite having his penalty saved in the shoot-out.
Ancelotti played alongside Maldini in the 1989 and 1990 victories and is only the fourth man to win the European Cup as a player and a coach -- and the first in the Champions League era.
www.rediff.com /sports/2003/may/29mald.htm   (588 words)

 ATL World Soccer News - Euro 2004 soccer news daily.
Paolo Maldini started his professional career at the age of 16 in the shadow of the triumphs of his father Cesare but emerged triumphantly into the sunlight, earning a record 126 caps before retiring from international football after the 2002 World Cup.
Italian captain Paolo Maldini (L) is chased by Dutch Marc Overmars during the Euro 2000 semi-final soccer match Italy vs The Netherlands 29 June 2000, in Amsterdam.
Maldini is one of the principal architects of the great AC Milan sides of the past decade, having remained faithful to the club throughout his career.
www.wldcup.com /euro/2004/players_past/487_paolo_maldini.html   (700 words)

 uefa.com - Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maldini came on as a second-half substitute in the 3-1 second-leg victory against Lyon at the San Siro and is expected to play a more significant role against Barcelona CF, when all his experience will be called into play against the attack-minded Spanish champions.
Maldini lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy as Milan captain in 2003.
Maldini is nearing the end of his career, but is yet to decide what to do when he retires.
www.uefa.com /magazine/news/Kind=33554432/newsId=412649.html   (769 words)

 BBC SPORT | EURO2000 | SQUAD | Paolo Maldini
Paolo Maldini is arguably the greatest left-sided defender of his generation.
Now aged 31, Maldini appears to have lost some of the pace which characterised his foraging runs down the wing, but his ability is so great that his place is not under any serious threat.
A calming and charismatic leader on the pitch, Maldini will be essential to Italy's Euro performances due to his talismanic stature within the side.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/euro2000/teams/italy/squad/742271.stm   (168 words)

 AC Milan Forums - Paolo Maldini Tribute
Paolo made his serie A debut vs Udinese at the stadio friuli 20 years ago, he was 16 that time.
Maldini is the most italian capped player with 126 presences and finished third in the 1990 world cup, second in the 1994 WC and second in the euro cup of 2000.
Paolo right now is on italian telly, and has just said something i totally ignored about him: he has 1 day per week of rest more than the other players..Formally he goes to the trainings but he trains in a more relaxed way.
www.milanmania.com /forums/showthread.php?t=17675&page=2   (1170 words)

 ForzaMilan.com - Player Profiles - Paolo Maldini
Maldini has always distinguished himself in the left defensive position but has also occupied central defensive roles in the absence of Franco Baresi.
In his role, Paolo was one of the few defenders with an attacking capability, usually ending up being marked by the opposing midfielder.
Paolo Maldini is now Milan’s most symbolic player in the squad after the retirement of Franco Baresi.
www.forzamilan.com /maldini.htm   (305 words)

 A tribute to Maldini - forum.FCBarcelonaweb.co.uk
Maldini will play on until his body tells him no more, his send off is likely to be a momentous occasion, for there is not a player in the world who does not rate the Milan captain.
As zidane is the maestro of attack, Maldini is the maestro of defense.
Maldini did not win World player of the year award (FIFA's) he won World Soccer's (magazine) World Player of the Year Award BIG DIFFERENCE, and Maldini was never a Juve fan...
forum.fcbarcelonaweb.co.uk /index.php?showtopic=4107   (1384 words)

 Maldini Paolo - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Maldini Paolo - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Maldini, Paolo (1968-), Italian footballer, captain of AC Milan and Italy.
Soleri, Paolo (1919- ), Italian-American architect, known for his visionary architectural theories.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Maldini_Paolo.html   (107 words)

 CNNSI.com - Euro2000
With over 100 caps for his country Maldini is still one of the greatest full-backs in the world.
Maldini made his debut for AC Milan in 1985 at the age of just 16 and has stayed with the 1998/99 Serie A winners ever since.
Known for his forays upfield Maldini is likely to play a crucial role in Italy's Euro 2000 campaign.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/world/2000/euro2000/players/paolomaldini.html   (149 words)

 Paolo Maldini, leading Italy by example
One of the outstanding Italians of his generation, Maldini is not only an automatic choice in most people's World XI but he is also the most capped player in the squad, the team captain and the son of team coach Cesare Maldini.
Maldini junior has played all his club football with AC Milan, making his debut at the age of 16 and winning five Italian league titles and three European Champions Cup todate.
Paolo Maldini will turn 30 during the World Cup and it could be that both he and his father have a lot to celebrate.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19980504/12450384.html   (321 words)

 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - Players - Maldini   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1994 and 2003 Maldini was inspirational as Milan took the UEFA Champions League title against FC Barcelona and Juventus, to add to their European Champion Clubs' Cup wins of 1989 and 1990.
Maldini finally bowed out of the international game after an Italian record 126 caps, stretching back to 1988 when he made his debut in against Yugoslavia, after the FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan.
Paolo's father, Cesare, also lifted the European Cup in England when Milan defeated SL Benfica 2-1 in the 1962/63 final at Wembley.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UCL/Players/Player=428   (303 words)

 Maldini makes Serie A history - Soccervision
Paolo Maldini and Andriy Shevchenko made Serie A history for Milan today, the captain beating Dino Zoff’s all-time record with his 571st appearance.
Maldini had already matched the 570 League caps during the Rossoneri’s 2-1 defeat at Sampdoria last week and today became the most experienced player ever to grace the Italian top flight.
Maldini is a legend, simple as, the guy is a genius and he just keeps going.
soccervision.co.uk /forum/showthread.php?t=5655   (542 words)

 Paolo Maldini vs Nilton Santos - SoccerPulse Community
Paolo Maldini - The best defender I have seen (Yes I've seen Baresi play as well, but IMO Maldini is better).
Maldini is without a doubt one of the top 4 defenders in history, despite not winning anything in international level.
Maldini, still the best, no one can ever dribble this guy and his intelligence is unsurpassed on the field.
www.soccerpulse.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=54   (890 words)

 AC Milan Online v4.0 | Paolo Maldini
Paolo was born in Milan, on the 26th of June 1968.
He was the son of a great Milan player, Cesare Maldini, ex-coach of the Italian national team, currently searching talents for AC Milan.
Paolo Maldini had the opportunity to lift Milan's sixth Champions League title in May 2003 in Manchester, after we've defeated Juventus on penalties.
www.acmilan-online.com /lg_maldini.php   (498 words)

 Paolo Maldini
* would be happy if his son, Christian ahead took the Maldini's dynasty, after all, the boy was born in the day where he was disputed a match for the European Championship.
Maldini loves his family and uses divide his life in 2 parts: before and after his son.
Paolo admits that a house only for him and Adriana was the best gift that he gave for himself; together with his first car, a golf, when he was 18 years.
2sexyfootballers.tripod.com /maldini.html   (365 words)

 Paolo Maldini - Legends of the Football World Cup
At 22, Maldini had long been Italy's first choice left-back, protecting the flanks as well as supporting attacks on the left-wing.
Four years later, Maldini was Italy's key player, along with Roberto Baggio, that led his country to the World Cup final.
After the shoot-out defeat by France in the round of 16, Paolo Maldini declared his great disappointment of being eliminated from the knock-out stage in 3 consecutive World Cups.
www.world-cup-betting-2006.com /legend-paolo-maldini.htm   (274 words)

 CNN.com - Paolo Maldini - Jun 7, 2006
Maldini is one of the most talented and perceptive defenders in modern football with a career spanning almost two decades at the top
Four years later Maldini deputized impressively for the injured Franco Baresi at sweeper for most of the competition as Italy recovered from a surprise defeat by the Irish in their opening game to reach the final.
But Maldini was to be denied an international title yet again as France grabbed a late equalizer to set up a dramatic win in extra time.
edition.cnn.com /2006/SPORT/football/05/01/worldcup.dreamteam.maldini/index.html   (285 words)

 BBC SPORT | WORLD CUP | Squad | Paolo Maldini
Age knows no bounds for Maldini, probably the greatest left-sided defender of his generation.
Maldini, who has stayed loyal to Milan throughout his career, is past his prime and has understandably lost some of the pace which previously characterised his forages down the wing.
He has played as a libero and in central defence, but it is as a left-sided defender that he has demonstrated the technical skill, awareness and composure that has made him a class apart.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport3/worldcup2002/hi/team_pages/italy/squad/newsid_1858000/1858619.stm   (177 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Europe: News - Maldini confirms Italy retirement
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy captain Paolo Maldini has confirmed his retirement from the national team despite an appeal by coach Giovanni Trapattoni for him to carry on.
Maldini, Italy's most capped player with 126 appearances, had said on several occasions that he intended to quit the 'Azzurri' after the World Cup finals which ended on June 30.
Trapattoni said if Maldini stayed on for another year it would give him time to try to find a young replacement for the man who has been Italy's left back since the late 1980s.
www.soccernet.com /europe/news/2002/0721/20020721itamaldini.html   (315 words)

 AC Milan Forums - Paolo Maldini end of career
Does any one else agree that Paolo Maldini should be given a job at Milan at the end of his career because of his loyalty over the past 16+ years.
Maldini is a simbol of milan and it represent success in the world of football!!\
"Paolo Maldini is not the symbol of Milan...
www.milanmania.com /forums/showthread.php?t=19365&page=2   (803 words)

 Paolo Maldini bids to emulate father Cesare on English soil - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
AC Milan captain Italian defender, Paolo Maldini, practises during a training session at Old Trafford in Manchester on the eve of the European Champions League Final match between AC Milan and Juventus yesterday.
Approaching 35, Maldini has inherited the pedigree of success that earned his father three European Under-21 titles with Italy and a World Cup triumph as assistant coach to Enzo Bearzot in 1982.
As well as three Champions Leagues, Maldini Jr won the World Club Cup in 1989 and '90, the European Super Cup in '89, '90 and '94, six Italian league titles and four Italian Super Cups.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20030528T010000-0500_44327_OBS_PAOLO_MALDINI_BIDS_TO_EMULATE_FATHER_CESARE_ON_ENGLISH_SOIL.asp   (399 words)

 Paolo Maldini
Famous father: Cesare Maldini, also once a defender, led Milan to the Champions Cup victory in 1963, and is now the coach of the Italy U-21 team.
The Giorgio Armani story: When the fashion designer attended one of the Italian team's training sessions prior to its departure for USA 94, he was asked if he would have liked to use any of the Italian squad as models for his clothes range.
Class is no water, as Italians say, and Paolo Maldini has lots of it.
www.cs.wm.edu /~wm/maldini.html   (607 words)

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